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Amidst a storm of controversy over the reliability of Intel's Raptor Lake processors, many buyers are turning to AMD as an alternative. However, the Zen 4-based Ryzen 7000 processors are getting a bit long in the tooth; if folks are going to make a new purchase, they'd probably prefer to buy the latest hardware. AMD... Read more...
There are a multitide of companies who have expended significant funds in an effort to get PC users excited about AI, but many people still think of AI products as something that is run exclusively in the cloud. Of course, that's completely incorrect; anyone with a reasonably recent discrete GPU can run many AI... Read more...
Mark Zuckerberg held a wide-ranging interview with Rowan Cheung coinciding with Meta’s latest Llama release, which is the company’s open-source AI model. During the interview some of Zuckerberg’s most interesting comments were in regard to his frustrations of working with Apple, and his thoughts on how AI will be of... Read more...
There are many reasons why a graphics card (or any hardware component) may run hotter than expected, which in turn can lead to unwanted throttling. Insufficient cooling, dust buildup, and overly aggressive overclocks are just a few examples. It could also be the result of poor quality and sloppily applied thermal... Read more...
Adobe has unleashed powerful new innovations in its Illustrator and Photoshop programs to help creatives unlock new design possibilities. The company touts the new innovations as being able to accelerate creative workflows, save time, and empower designers to realize their visions faster. The last couple of months... Read more...
A monitor has long been an indispensable part of any computer setup, completing the traditional package. LG wants to separate that fact from reality with its new MyView Smart Monitor, foregoing the need for you to connect a desktop PC or laptop to it. This LG model 34SR65QC is an ultra-wide 34-inch curved monitor... Read more...
A Call of Duty title is finally making its way to Xbox Game Pass roughly 9 months after Microsoft finalized its acquisition of Activision Blizzard. The first game to become available will be Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III. However, this installment appears to be a bit of a mixed bag as far as Call of Duty goes... Read more...
A recent solar outburst may cause an aurora across the northern and upper Midwest states from New York to Idaho tonight. The G2 Geomagnetic Storm Watch was triggered by a coronal mass ejection (CME) that erupted on July 21, 2024. It was only a couple months ago that many across much of the continental US were able... Read more...
All of the major chip makers are hitching their silicon wagons to the AI craze that's sweeping the industry, and to that end, AMD has introduced a new flagship entry as part of its Ryzen AI 300 series lineup (otherwise known as Strix Point). It's the Ryzen 9 HX 375 and it sits atop a short but growing stack of mobile... Read more...
Don't look now, but we're creeping towards the end of July. You know what that means, right? Yes, school is almost back in session. To help prepare for the next semester, NVIDIA and its retail partners are offering up a bunch of back-to-school bargains on gaming laptops powered by GeForce RTX 40 series hardware at... Read more...
Don't get excited; these aren't the Bartlett Lake processors that we just reported on last week. However, they are new LGA 1700 Raptor Lake processors that come with all the usual features you expect—except for Intel's heterogeneous architecture. That means that these parts are 100% composed of Raptor Lake... Read more...
Google’s effort to end support for the use of cookies for user tracking in its Chrome web browser won’t be moving forward as the company originally planned. This initiative, dubbed Privacy Sandbox, has had several delays since it was announced several years ago. This decision comes after taking feedback from... Read more...
Tesla’s Cybertruck has entered the realm of video games via Fortnite and Rocket League, and it has some fans dunking on its entrance. The debuts will be the first official collaborations with the Cybertruck, as other games have only seen it added as an unofficial mod. Fortnite announced the addition of the... Read more...
Obbe Vermeij, a former Rockstar developer who previously worked on games such as Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, believes some players might be disappointed by Grand Theft Auto 6 after debuting with an impressive trailer. In an interview with YouTuber SanInPlay, Vermeij shared that there... Read more...
In time, Wi-Fi 7 routers will enter the realm of affordable territory, but it's still early and we're not there yet. Just the opposite, most of the early models are comparatively expensive to more widely available Wi-Fi 6E and Wi-Fi 6 options. There is one exception, though. TP-Link's new Archer BE3600 is not only... Read more...
Warner Bros. Games announced it has scooped up the developer of MultiVersus just ahead of the game's second season. Los Angeles based Player First Games will continue to operate under the leadership of its co-founders, who will in turn answer to Carlos Barbosa, Vice President and Studio Head of Warner Bros. Games in... Read more...
As the end of a GPU generation comes to fruition, the inevitable onslaught of rumors about the next generation abound. To wit, NVIDIA's pending GeForce RTX 50 series GPUs are starting to ramp up in the rumor department, with performance being a primary focal point of the water cooler chatter. The most recent claims... Read more...
It was not that long ago when we reviewed Adata's Legend 970 SSD, an active-cooled and speedy PCI Express 5.0 drive with rated sequential speeds of up to 10,000MB/s (10GB/s) for both reads and writes, and up to 1.4 million IOPS of 4K random read and write speeds. Now several months later, Adata is putting the PCIe 5.0... Read more...
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Chandra X-ray Observatory, NASA released 25 never-before-seen images from the iconic telescope. However, because of budget cuts, NASA may be forced to bring the space telescope’s life to a premature end. The Chandra X-ray Observatory launched aboard the space shuttle... Read more...
AMD is losing an industry veteran from its talented executive team next month. Effective August 30, 2024, AMD President Victor Peng is going into retirement, putting an end to an impressive career that spanned 40 years and included multiple stints at AMD, as well as ATI, the famed graphics company AMD acquired for... Read more...
Over the last few months, reports of instability on Intel 13th and 14th Gen “Raptor Lake” Core i7 and i9 processors have run rampant. Users have been reporting the problem across various forums, we have reported on the issues on multiple occasions, and Intel has acknowledged it was investigating on its end. Back in... Read more...
Laptops bearing AMD's Ryzen AI 300 processors, code-named "Strix Point," are expected to start appearing any day now. However, many enthusiasts are already looking past Strix Point toward a higher-end model in the same family, the so-called "Strix Halo". This unique chip promises to bring a new class of product to the... Read more...
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